Yojimbo (1961)

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A crafty ronin comes to a town divided by two criminal gangs and decides to play them against each other to free the town.


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  • Toshirô Mifune in Yojimbo (1961)
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  • Toshirô Mifune in Yojimbo (1961)
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Trivia

Akira Kurosawa asked his sound engineer Ichirô Minawa to come up with a sound effect to be used when a sword is cutting, and killing, someone. After testing out slicing a sword into beef and pork, he finally found the perfect sample--putting two wooden chopsticks inside a raw... ...


Quotes

Farmer: Wait, son.
Traveler: Let me go, father. It's my chance.


Goofs

In the initial fight scene The Samurai cuts the first two adversaries in the mid-section, then slices the last man's arm off. That last man is first seen from behind holding the sword in his right arm above his head, but the arm holding the sword shown moments later is a left arm.

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Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Action | Drama | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

13 September 1961

Language

Japanese


Country of Origin

Japan

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